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  1. Wisconsin’s Josh Gasser now brace-free nearly two years removed from knee injury

    Jul 19, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Frank Kaminsky, Josh Gasser

    Gasser was one of the Big Ten’s best perimeter defenders in his first year back after suffering a knee injury in 2012. He’s looking to take another step forward in 2014-15.

  2. Broken bone in left hand to sideline Maryland’s Jake Layman 4-6 weeks

    Jul 17, 2014, 4:51 PM EDT

    Jake Layman

    Layman finished third on the team in both scoring and rebounding last season.

  3. Iowa’s Aaron White embraces burden of leadership after tough finish to 2013-14 season

    Jul 16, 2014, 5:15 PM EDT

    Aaron White, Nathan Hawkins

    While last season didn’t end the way he or his teammates would have hoped, White saw positives to be taken from the program’s first NCAA tournament appearance since 2006.

  4. Leslee Smith’s knee injury could change things for Nebraska freshman Jake Hammond

    Jul 12, 2014, 6:34 PM EDT

    Tim Miles

    With Nebraska’s first big man off the bench in 2013-14 suffering a torn ACL, Hammond’s thoughts of possibly redshirting may change.

  5. Chris Collins is optimistic about the future of Northwestern basketball

    Jul 7, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

    Chris Collins

    Northwestern head coach Chris Collins has a lot of optimism as he enters year two at the Big Ten program.

  6. Could Matt Painter use zone defenses at Purdue this season?

    Jul 7, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Purdue v Kansas

    Purdue head coach Matt Painter is exploring the use of zone defenses next season to match his personnel.

  7. Purdue should get added shooting and leadership from freshman Dakota Mathias

    Jul 5, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Purdue v Kansas

    Purdue needs shooting and leadership and freshman guard Dakota Mathias is apart of an incoming group that can help with both.

  8. 2015 four-star center Daniel Giddens commits to Ohio State

    Jul 4, 2014, 2:13 PM EDT

    Steven Malkoski/USA Basketball

    Giddens, praised by many for his ability on the defensive end of the floor, is an important addition for Ohio State.

  9. Realignment Catchup: More changes come on July 1

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Mark Turgeon, Kevin Anderson

    Confused as to where some schools are headed on July 1? Here’s a guide that should help some.

  10. Could a position change be in the cards for Iowa’s Gabe Olaseni?

    Jun 29, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    Gabe Olaseni

    After playing 16.7 minutes per game as Adam Woodbury’s backup in 2013-14, the rising senior is looking to increase his value by expanding his skill set.

  11. Sophomore center Peter Jurkin to leave Indiana program

    Jun 28, 2014, 4:27 PM EDT

    Indiana Athletics

    Leg injuries prevented Jurkin from working towards earning more playing time as a Hoosier.

  12. Indiana to distribute multi-year scholarships, other benefits to student-athletes

    Jun 27, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT

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    Three days after USC announced that it would give out multiyear scholarships in its revenue sports, Indiana has decided to enhance the value of its athletic scholarship packages.

  13. UCLA, Michigan lead way with three NBA Draft picks apiece

    Jun 27, 2014, 1:00 AM EDT

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    Ten college programs saw multiple products taken in Thursday’s draft, and the Pac-12 led all conferences with nine draft selections.

  14. Michigan rewards assistant coaches with raises, contract extensions

    Jun 26, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT

    John Beilein

    Having helped John Beilein turn around the Michigan program, his coaching staff received a much-deserved reward on Thursday.

  15. Reports: Mike O’Koren, Greg Vetrone to join Rutgers coaching staff

    Jun 25, 2014, 10:34 PM EDT

    Eddie Jordan

    With these two hires, Rutgers head coach Eddie Jordan looks to improve on last season’s 12-21 mark.

  16. Former Kansas guard Andrew White III to visit Nebraska June 26-27

    Jun 25, 2014, 7:07 PM EDT

    Andrew White III

    White had good things to say about Tim Miles’ program last month, and he’ll be on campus for a visit beginning Thursday.

  17. Illinois coach John Groce jumps in a raft of ice water during offseason Navy SEAL training (PHOTO)

    Jun 23, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    University of Illinois coach John Groce reacts against the University of Miami during their third round NCAA basketball game in Austin, Texas

    Illinois head coach John Groce jumped into a raft filled with ice water as part of offseason Navy SEAL training.

  18. Purdue’s Bryson Scott, Basil Smotherman working to become better perimeter scorers in 2014-15

    Jun 22, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT

    Purdue v Wisconsin

    With Terone and Ronnie Johnson gone, Purdue needs other options to step forward on the perimeter. Bryson Scott and Basil Smotherman are working hard to ensure that they’re capable of doing so.

  19. Maryland’s Dez Wells switching jersey number to honor late former teammate

    Jun 21, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

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    Maryland senior guard Dez Wells will switch his jersey number for his final season to honor the memory of his late friend and former teammate.

  20. Illinois’ Aaron Cosby looking to step forward after sitting out last season as a transfer

    Jun 14, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

    Big East Basketball Tournament - First Round

    A spring trip to China was a productive one for Aaron Cosby, who’s looking to be a key contributor for Illinois in his first season after transferring in from Seton Hall.

  21. Nebraska had NCAA’s highest average attendance increase in seven years

    Jun 13, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

    Ohio State v Nebraska

    The opening of the brand-new Pinnacle Bank Arena gave Nebraska a big homecourt advantage and also helped the program’s attendance numbers skyrocket.

  22. Michigan State lands former Cleveland State guard Bryn Forbes

    Jun 13, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

    Bryn Forbes, Andrew Harrison

    Forbes was a second team All-Horizon League selection in 2013-14.

  23. Penn State and George Washington announce home-and-home series

    Jun 9, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Pat Chambers

    Penn State and George Washington have scheduled a home-and-home series.

  24. Forward Derek Pardon becomes Northwestern’s second 2015 commitment

    Jun 7, 2014, 8:25 PM EDT

    Chris Collins

    Pardon joins guard Jordan Ash in Northwestern’s 2015 recruiting haul.

  25. Purdue releases non-conference schedule

    Jun 7, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Purdue v Kansas

    Purdue has a challenging non-conference slate.